Belgium 1055 3461 Ashton Moss dip workings.
Lord Bryce married, in 1880, Elizabeth Marion, daughter of Thomas Ashton, of Hyde, and sister of the 1st Lord Ashton of Hyde.
In the vicinity of Ashton a few picturesque old houses remain among the numerous modern residences.
Stamford Park, presented by Lord Stamford, is shared by the towns of Ashton and Stalybridge, which extends across the Tame into Cheshire.
In the following month Lord Derby regained it for the Royalists, but Colonel Ashton soon retook it and demolished the works.
Alford's early years were passed with his widowed father, who was curate of Steeple Ashton in Wiltshire.